The local recruiting NHS Trust is Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust. Specifically, we recruit within the Beech Ward, Mulberry Unit and the Early Supported Discharge Team. Ingrid Watmough is the local PI with collaboration from Louise Gilbert.

Professor Valerie Pomeroy is the PI for the Movement Lab, a multi purpose research environment used as a centre for providing therapy, and carrying out functional clinical measures, TMS, and health economics interviews. To watch a short video of the Movement Lab click.

Neuro-imaging will take place within the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust . The local PI is Dr Paul Malcolm.

Principal Investigators

Ingrid Watmough - Norfolk Community Health and Care

Dr Paul Malcolm - Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals, NHS Foundations Trust

Professor Valerie Pomeroy - Acquired Brain Injury Movement Lab, UEA

Ann-Marie Gaul - James Paget University Hospital NHS Trust

Dr Kneale Metcalf - Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals, NHS Foundations Trust

Current Research therapists

Liz Chandler is a qualified Physiotherapist with significant research experience working with stroke participants in rehabilitation trials. Liz is employed by the NHS and is also currently working on the SWIFT Cast trial.

Stephanie Smith is a qualified Physiotherapist employed by the NHS.

Claire Havis is a qualified Occupational Therapist employed by the UEA.

Elizabeth Cato is a qualified Occupational Therapist employed by the NHS.

Previous Research Therapists

Hannah Morgan worked as a Research Therapist on the Fast Indicate Trial from the start of recruitment in 2012 until February 2013.

Emma McColl worked as a Research Therapist on the Fast Indicate Trial from the start of recruitment in 2012 until May 2013.

Rachel Warren worked as a Research Therapist on the Fast Indicate Trial from February to August 2013.

Rachel Austin (nee Hodder) worked as a Research Therapist on the Fast Indicate Trial from February 2013 to January 2014.

Catherine Worth worked as a Research Therapist from October 2013 to May 2014

Hayley Crane worked as a Research Therapist from February to July 2014

Rosie Salmon worked as a Research Therapist on the Fast Indicate Trial from June 2014 to January 2015.

Kathryn Cogman worked as a Research Therapist on the Fast Indicate Trial from September 2014 to May 2015

Assessors

Dr Niamh Kennedy 's research interests include non-invasive methods of cortical stimulation, investigation of neuroplasticity using TMS and the neurophysiological aspects of motor recovery following stroke. Her role in the FAST INDICATE trial will include the collection of the Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) measures in the Norwich site.

Katey Collins (TMS)

Jessica Swart (blinded assessor)